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Superintendent Stachowiak Welcomes New Hires

Supt. Jeannie Stachowiak welcomed more than two dozen new employees to North Palos District 117 during the first day of a voluntary week-long session to familiarize new hires with the district.

Dr. Stachowiak stressed the fact that while many school districts are experiencing decreasing enrollments, District 117 continues to see increases in enrollment and currently stands at 3,500 students. The district has built additions on four of its five schools over the last several years and continues to use data to assist students thrive in the classroom.

She noted that "education is the great equalizer" and that District 117 provides all of its students with numerous opportunities to excel in school and beyond.